Change of Threat Level to UK
The threat level for the Uk has recently
changed from Severe to Substantial.
We cannot, however be complacent and members of the public should always remain alert to the danger of terrorism and report any suspicious activity to the police on 999 or the anti-terrorist hotline: 0800 789 321.
If your information does not relate to an imminent threat, you can also contact the Security Service via the How You Can Help us page.
Current threat level
The current threat level from international terrorism for the UK is assessed as SUBSTANTIAL.
The threat level for Northern Ireland-related terrorism is set separately for Northern Ireland and Great Britain.
In Northern Ireland it is SEVERE and in Great Britain SUBSTANTIAL.
SEVERE means that a terrorist attack is highly likely; SUBSTANTIAL that an attack is a strong possibility